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Some universities to offer $10,000 diplomas in response to MOOCs

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Free online courses have made an impact on the academic world and now state-funded universities are beginning to respond with more affordable diplomas of their own. Massive Open Online Course (MOOC)  companies such as Coursera, and Udacity are being used by millions of students and it seems as though traditional state-funded are responding to the new […]

MOOCs continue to cause wave in higher education

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Is a major disruption brewing in higher learning, or is it a minor annoyance? For those paying attention to news coming out of higher education over the past few months, it may feel somewhat similar to being at a tennis match, watching the ball go back and forth from opposing courts. In this case, the […]

CNBC documentary explores the psychology of cheating

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CNBC is unveiling a new film next month that will focus on the psychology behind cheating. While the movie will primarily document classroom acts of academic dishonesty, it may provide an interesting look at the mentality of students that choose to cheat. According to a press release from the cable network: “In this new documentary, students, administrators, […]

Thomas Edison State College alum pens book about online learning

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ProctorU recently caught up with the author of “The Nontaditional College Student” Libby Hancock, a recent graduate of Thomas Edison State College who wrote about her online college experience and using ProctorU. ProctorU Media Coordinator Franklin Hayes (FH): Can you briefly describe your path to a college degree and why you chose to use the methods […]

Report analyzes the last 100 years of distance education

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Today the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel published a great article about the last 100 years of distance education. Among the interesting stats quoted are the figures showing the tremendous growth in online learning over the last couple of decades. However, the article is somewhat incomplete without a mention of academic integrity and exam proctoring. The growth […]

Social media changes what students think about cheating, plagiarism

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A new article showed up today on the Australian news site The Age that discusses how student use of social media may distort how they think about cheating and plagiarism. When does talking about an exam on Facebook become an academic integrity problem? Of course, this depends on a lot of factors, such as when did […]

Exam security becomes hot button issue

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There have been a couple of good articles recently concerning the security of exams, more specifically concerning exam material showing up on Facebook and other social media sites. A recent article in the Los Angeles Times reports that hundreds of photos of the state’s standardized exams have shown up online. According to the article, not […]

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